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would not be here if they did not lon >> they are making a profit on action what happens. >>reporter: state senator jerry hill, whose district covers san bruno and who is among those leading the charge for stiffer penalties and more oversight of pg&e, has harsh words for the utility company and the state. he says quote."pg&e owns the state of california and the puc.it's shameful that they would allow pg&e to profit from their behavior, their negligence, their poor maintenance." >> this is not over by a longshot. >> to try to make sure that this will not happen again the customers will have to pay over the $2 billion in upgrades and collect their normal rate of return on investment 11.3%. the mayor is expected that they will make between 140-$140 million. >> by making a profit of the explosion. it >> by making an explosion they should not have to make it at the expense of ratepayers. >> this continues to fill us and we need a voice for the people, the public to look out for our safety could not charge us more money and blow up our neighborhood. >>reporter: that is an estimated $1 per
than half of the public believes government and society can take action to prevent future gun violence but that's up 13 points from the arizona shootings and since the newtown tragedy 43 percent of the people are more likely to support gun control. i'm chris monzingo reporting. >> vicki: a federal judge is givng the okay to b-p's settlement with businesses and people affected by the 20-10 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. under the settlement, b-p will pay an estimated 7- point-8 billion dollars to settle economic and medical claims from thousands of businesses and individuals in louisiana, alabama and other coastal areas. aside from seafood industry claims, there is no cap on the amount b-p will pay to those who agree to the class action settlement. the company will pay 2- point-3 billion dollars to commercial fishermen, seafood boat crews and other industry workers. the b-p oil spill was one of the worst in u-s history. >> the countdown to fiscal cliff negotiations reaches the final hour. but it's already too late for your first couple of paychecks in the new year. >> no matter what c
obama is facing strong criticism over his actions as president on gun control in the wake of the deadly connecticut elementary school shooting many people are wondering if tragedies like these can be prevented. we go now to story. return to index of stories... just hours after the breon ra--reporter brianna... >>reporter: connecticut shooting, a promise from president obama to tackle gun violence: >> we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics. >>reporter: but what exactly does he mean by "meaningful action?" critics of the president's record on the issue are pressing for specific proposals. new york mayor michael bloomberg said "calling for 'meaningful action' is not enough. we need immediate action. we have heard all the rhetoric before. what we have not seen is leadership - not from the white house and not from congress." gun violence has not been a priority for the obama administration. as he ran for president in 2008, obama supported reinstating a ban on assault weapons. >> don't tell me we can't u
are going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent tragedies like this. regardless of the politics. this evening, michelle and i will do what every parent will do. hugging our children a little bit tighter and we will tell them that we love them. we will remind each other how deeply we love one another. there are families in connecticut that cannot do that tonight. they need all of us, right now. an hour days to come, the community needs to be our best as americans. i will do everything in my power as president to help. while nothing can fill the space of a lost child, loved one. all of us can extend a hand to those in need. to provide the memory that we are there to provide the memory, what they have lost not just in their memories but also an hour's. in our memories, let us, bless the memories of the victim's in the words of scripture, and he will be broken hearted. and to bind up their wounds. >>pam: president obama also ordered all flags go half staff. and at the u.s. capitol the report earlier today from john boehner. >> the most recent his three guns at the ti
demanded action. (chanting) shame on nrasot words alone cannot heal our nation, only action can do that. gun violence is a national epidemic, and a national tragedy that demands more than words. we are the only industrialized that has this problem in the whole world. the only one. and that's why we need immediate national action from the president and from congress. it should be at the top of their agenda. washington. the nra. took down its facebook page friday. after posting a thank you for its 1.7 million "likes" a texas congressman offered an opposing view. saying things might have been different if the school principal had a weapon. >> so when she heard gunfire she pulls it out, and she didn't have to lunge heroically with nothing in her hands but she takes him out, takes his head off before he can kill those precious kids. >>reporter: as the victims are remembered. the debate on gun control is not forgoten. justine waldman kron 4 news >> you may be wondering how the u-s compares to other countries when it comes to gun ownership and regulation. we found that the u-s has the highest
back tears. but also alluded to future action on laws on gun control. as we >> as a country, we have been through this too many times if it is an elementary school in connecticut, a shopping mall in portland, oregon or a temple in wisconsin or a movie theater said. a very emotional these are our neighborhoods and these are our children we are going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this. regardless of the politics. >> a very emotional president. the white house said president obama supports the reinstatement of a federal ban on assault weapons. the ban expired in 2004, so there are now just restrictions on assault weapons, such as limited bullet capacity. enoug >> in a heated interview on piers morgan we hear more details of the massacre. as gun advocate john r. lott, junior says banning guns is not the answer to the rash of shooting massacres over the past few years or the rampage at sandy hook. let's take a listen. >> piers morgan: he fired over 100 rounds in several minutes. with this apparently harmless assault rifle >> lott: i nev
nearby work crews sprang into action to clear away the potentially dangerous debris localized flooding. and businesses were fearing the worst had the sandbags piled high. just in case. we are live on highway 1 0 1 and sells a little i can tell you. in nearly eight hours, and of sausalito-it has not been raining. it has been running heavy, medium but now it is finally been quiet. but the wind is starting to pick up. the focus, going forward in the north bay is that this a saturation with already downed trees but this next concern could be more don't trees and even a landslides. with even more-and downed trees. we will adjust have to wait and see that is the latest from sausalito. >> the wet weather may drive theimade it difficult of where advisor around the bay area during harrowing. especially on bay area bridges.. where advisories this is a live look at traffic now on the golden gate bridge .. the bay bridge. >> the rain had let up after a long, wet today in the east bay. >> the rain started and even the threat of the morning. it continued further east on highway no. 4 in oakley with
the cdc. there is prevention but you have to take action now dan kerman. >> if you've not gotten a flu shots you should consider one. the flu season is are arriving earlier than usual. >> it is unusual to a peaks in december and january is usually the main one. this year it looks like on the eastern portion is already building up steam heat. >> kaiser and walnut creek say that this is strain is also more potent. which is why everybody over six months should get a flu shot. and those most at risk. >> children have a higher risk of getting serious. with chronic conditions, diabetes, and the elderly. >> people of void because if it will give them the flue but it's not true. >> that is a myth. is just a piece of the virus and it is not a portion for the virus to cause the flu. >> other flu vaccine places will have it until well next year but the few really want to protect yourself the time to get if it is now. dan kerman, kron 4. >>this just in to the kron 4 news room all of muni subway trains are still not running. we have video from the market and van ness there were not able to board tr
the lives of 20-school children. president obama promised meaningful action to prevent gun violence. today. he took the first step toward that goal. grant lodes is standing by with more on that. grant ? return to index of stories... president obama talking tough this morning.about the need to reduce gun voilence.especially mass shootings like the one we just saw. and today we learned vice president joe biden will lead a task force that will present a set of gun control recommendations to the president. issues likey to be at the forefront.military-style assault weapons, high capacity ammunition clips, and loopholes to get around background checks. the president said he will make very specific proposals once he gets the recommendations next month. on friday.the n- r-a will talk for the first time since the elementary school shooting. return to index of stories... california has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation - but some state lawmakers are looking to make them even stronger. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, one lawmaker says, there is still a lot of work to be done. on the
will return. >> there is one east bay community against one east bay community is taking action against taggers who deface public property. as kron four's jeff the best street artists in those tags with beautiful images. >> when fifteenth street between webster and franklin in downtown oakland was the target of spray can taggers art gallery owner jaime galinda and his friends in the art community came together to attack the problem with street art. >> i'm an artist, my friends are artists, my wife's an artist, let's beautify the neighborhood through art, paint over the tagging and graffiti that makes it look horrible and replace it with beautiful vibrant art. >> i'm really happy what we did out here on this block but i wanted to take it a step further. >> while the art collective gave the street a whimsical sense of innocence galinda wanted to demonstrate that true graffiti art that comes from the street. transcends the crude vandalism the neighborhood suffered from. >> crayone did the dragon, he did the face, here in this corner is blaze aka picasso, this wall was done by nate one, thi
such demonstrative actions ... this was the scene a few weeks ago at the board of supervisors meeting right after the first vote on this issue... and here look, this is a protest staged in front of city hall several months ago. the ban will prohibit nudity from wasit dow nin plazas parks and side streets as well as public areas around the city. public venues like bay to breakers will be an exception to the new rule. supervisor scott wiener has pushed for this change in the current city code. >> we'll always had occasional and random public nudity in the san francisco and that was fine. but in the last couple of years it has gone beyond that and it is over the top and it is time to do something >> and most of his colleagues now agree. in the final vote it was 7 to 4, but then a problem popped up. supervisor kim who voted in favor of the ban claimed she had made a mistake, a revote was taken with the measure passing, this time 6 to 5. the mayor has said he is in support of the ban as well and will sign it. if he does so, it would go into effect february 1st. >> i think it is a shame because it t
at eight. protestors crowd san francisco city hall. demanding congress take action the looming fiscal cliff. >> holiday shipping kicking into high gear. the important dates you need to know. to make sure your gifts arrive on time. and the controversy surrounding the lunch program at school district in the north bay. >>pam: president barack obama says, he quote - "won't compromise" on his demands that the wealthiest americans pay more in taxes. that, as the fiscal cliff is three weeks away. today, the president made the case for his proposal. to workers at a detroit auto plant. meanwhile, republicans are standing by a proposal that does not include an increase in rates. if no deal is reached, the nation could see a major increase in taxes, and severe spending cuts. meantime, dozens of move-on dot org and pro- union protestors. gathered outside san francisco city hall today, demanding that congress oppose cuts to medicare, medicaid and social security. and as kron 4's reggie kumar tells us. they say they are fed up with the fiscal cliff negotiations and want lawmakers to get their act togethe
the compliance director will have the power to demote, fired the police chief and said an action plan for carrying out several reforms. with the use of force, and even racial profiling the power to impose discipline, is limited to the command staff. there will also have to get approval from the federal judge to spend money. recommendations for candidacy must be submitted by december 21st. >> the san jose homicide rate is the highest it has been in years. tonight, there is worry that criminals are taking a vantage of the city's understaffed police department. this comes as police investigate the 44th homicide your deftest 18 year-old man was fatally shot outside of a crashed car leaked yesterday on fare even dry police of reed has more. a lisa? >> a small memorial for the teenage victim of san jose's homicide sits next to the tire marks of his vehicle fiord this murder rate in the san jose is higher than previous years. there is concern that the spike of crime has to do with the police department because it is understaffed. >> staffing of the san jose police department is the lowest it
to be pretty cold tonight. >> there is nothing like watching a chef in action. this a brand new hot spot " my china' is modern chinese food. right before your very eyes. >> people want to come here and they want to taste our food. and you can sit up close. with a giant and to check up this call is longevity them with a wonderful memories. we want them to come here and have a dining experience. we want them to come back again and again and again! >> she has been here three times in one week. >> i like this very much i am experimenting. >> the black truffle dumpling. and a giant ancient bell he shakes it up. my giant is the crab and the veggie noodles www.kron4.com enjoy life! vicki liviakis... >> coming up the madness around union square. it's >>catherine: the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4. we'll have the biggest parties and best fireworks. i'll be hosting new year's live with gary radnich. it should be a lot of fun. see you on new year's live - starting at 11:30. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secre
but others refused to move. authorities insist that they're taking action to protect women. >> egypt's leading opposition party says that it is planning to appeal the results of the country's recent constitutional election. claiming that the results are not legitimate. ian lee has more on the story. >> this nationals of patient wrote of the opposition has filed to challenge is the first looks at of voting irregularities. this took place possibly on the two days of voting and also the constitutional referendum itself. it is illegal because it does not provide guidelines previously set out. the opposition has a third looking towards the future with the parliamentary election. which is set to take place. previously, we've seen the opposition fracture for these types of elections but at this point they want to of a more unified front. they can get the most of the people in the parliaments of they're able to change the constitution is their mission. the challenges and political results are expected later but the big number is 68%. that is the number that did not vote in this process. ther
in action. this is a brand new hot spot. >> my china is the latest from a celebrity chef with modern chinese food right in front of your eyes. >> we want you toand discover. >> you can this set up close and watch the new bill master's. all while they are even blindfolded with the the new bill master's. check out this longevity total. the noodle master and they want to be able to come back and again and again and and have a dining experience. >> this person has been here for three times this week. >> i like this very much i have been experimenting. >> this amazing dumpling and the kung pau dungenuos and the fire in the wok cool cokctail... viki liviakis kron 4 >> we are going to we enjoy some nice weather. this live you from san francisco and if the increase with clouds. for the overnight hours. and by christmas morning, it is going to be degre a gray start. if the rain will be pressing from the north, to the south. there. even be some thunderstorms and the temperatures in the morning will be in the 40's. oldest will be in the north bay, 30's. the coldest-will be in the north bay. gusting win
of an action at this brand new hot spot. >> my china. martin yen! the modern chinese food right in front of your eyes. >> we want you to come here and taste our food and then they want to discover. >> watch knodell master's noodle masters! even while blindfolded. and take a look at this and the nitty noodle in affinity infinitely an affini in affinity infinity noodle and the kung pau crab and the longevity and the fire in th wok cocktail. www.kron4.com (speaking foreign language) >> indoor life, good food, good wine. >> witenjoy -- life >> what we can expect for sunday, coming up. ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> this live look. with chilly temperatures tonight, concord, menlo park. and there are a lot of places, and petaluma, and the north bay, was already in the 30's. the coldest readings will be below freezing. that will be below 32 degrees. and the sierras, certainly, cold with snow showers
says her boyfriend quickly jumped into action and saved their lives. >>> when i opened the room door, we saw a whole bunch of black smoke and fire when i opened my door i heard my aunt scream, i heard her say something, but everything happened so quick i couldn't see her. slowly slowly threw them down, fast >> reporter: pulido says little kyra loved playing with her kids. kyra's mother is grieving for her little girl and didn't have the strength to talk to me. family members kept watch outside the apartment >>> 19:27:34-she was sweet she was so loveable and caring, she used to play with my kids a lot, my kids and her were really close 19:28:30-they said it was because of a candle but i don't know now to other developing news tonight. no deal on the fiscal cliff. if nothing is done by midnight monday, mandatory tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in, impacting every american. senate majority leader harry reid says while negotiations are on-going, the senate will not vote on any plan this evening. elizabeth corridan is monitoring the situation from washington, d-c. senate majority le
. there is too much talk and not enough action this is an opportunity for people to act and get rid of guns they do not need. or do not use. all too often, the guns are stolen. >> the city destroys the guns it is given. since the buy back program started in 2009, los angeles has collected eight thousand weapons. can breathe. during superstorm sandy. it's the thought that counts, but sometimes that thought misses the mark. if you're hitting the mall or trekking to the post office to return a holiday gift this week, you may want to listen up. karin caifa looks pitfalls. >> electronics are very tricky because there could be restocking items. and many retailers will cost you a portion of the purchase price. it did%, 20 percent even if you cannot open to it. the king% -- 20%. 15%- 20%-it-that could be the amount of the restocking fee. and also, do not forget your receipt some will not accept the item. or, the gift cards will not also be returnable. and usually, if the gift with purchase is returned, the gift with purchase is usually also must be overturned. >> if you got a package deal, you are
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